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MATH 320. Multivariable Calculus for Engineers

Credits: 3
Department: Mathematics
Description: Vectors, functions of several variables, gradients, multiple integrals, applications.
Prerequisites: MATH 222
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Analyze functions of several variable and interpret their properties in various contexts.
2. Perform vector operations and recognize their applications.
3. Describe and visualize 3D lines, curves, planes, and fundamental surfaces and analyze geometrical properties of each.
4. Determine extrema of functions of several variables.
5. Model a written description of a physical situation graphically, numerically, analytically, or verbally using vectors, curves, surfaces, derivatives, and integrals in rectangular, polar, cylindrical, and spherical coordinate systems in R^2 and R^3.
6. Illustrate multivariable concepts by hand and with appropriate technology.
7. Use technology to help solve problems and illustrate solutions.
8. Communicate concepts both orally and in well-written sentences and explain solutions to problems.

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